Marco TabiniMacworld

Marco Tabini is based in Toronto, Canada, where he focuses on software development for mobile devices and for the Web.

Why the Chromecast's future could be brighter than the Apple TV's

Support for third-party apps is a decisive advantage in Google's bid to dominate your living room experience.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Spokes and links

Fashion makes a strong appearance in this week’s roundup of iPhone cases, with models for all seasons and tastes. Plus, we have a special treat for lovers of the velocipede, who can finally put their wheels where their phones are.

Hands-on: Tastemade turns everyone into a food TV star

Ever dreamed of having your own food-related TV show? The folks behind the new app Tastemade want to lend you a hand.

The Week in iPad Cases: A day in the life

The ever-popular Fab Four make an appearance in this week's iPad case roundup, lending the covers of their celebrated albums to your protective needs. We’ve also got a few cases that could be used in a battlefield—and some that remind us of the sacrifices that war demands.

Apple's Store app now offering app freebies

After a recent update, the company is now using its online shopping app to promote content across its various properties -- including, of course, the App Store.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Split hearts

In this week’s iPhone-case roundup, we bring you a protective accessory that offers the definitive answer to the question, “Where did I put my charger?” We’ve also got one that splits a heart in two, with sparkling crystals to boot.

Lack of focus killed FileMaker's Bento

Bento, FileMaker's entry-level database app, was too simple for sophisticated users, and too complex for its intended audience.

How the iPhone has changed the way we shop

Shopping is not on Marco Tabini's list of favorite activities—but Apple's technologies are turning what is often a chore into an almost pleasant experience.

Review: SushiReader a simple app for RSS feeds

SushiReader is a good RSS reader for readers who don't need a lot of features.

The Week in iPad Cases: Oh boy!

In this week’s iPad-case roundup, you’ll find lots of fashionable accessories, with a hint of luxurious materials such as waxed canvas and high-grain leather. If you prefer whimsy, however, fear not, for we’ve engaged the services of a certain famous rodent to help us with a bit of cartoony wackiness.

The Week in iPhone Cases: Flipped

In this week's iPhone-case roundup, many of the options are as much about looks as they are about protection, thanks to luxurious touches and plenty of leather to go around.

Mac Gems: Get control of your Mac's desktop with Desktop Groups

If you like to use your desktop as a place to save frequently-accessed files, Desktop Groups can help keep those files organized.

Once more into the breach: How hackers compromise websites like Apple's

These days, it seems that websites are hacked with alarming frequency. While even companies of Apple's sophistication and size aren't immune from successful attacks, it's not quite time to start wearing your tin foil hat--yet.

Hands-on: LittleSnapper becomes Ember, with powerful collection features

RealMac reworks its snapshotting app into a scrapbooking powerhouse for professionals.

The Week in iPad Cases: Pantruche

This week’s iPad-case roundup features, as usual, a nice variety of accessories for all tastes and needs, from the professional to the quirky. The options include a nod to the original City of Lights, and a great carrying bag that is sure to turn heads on the street.